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snob

noun [C]
 
 
/snɒb/
someone who thinks they are better than other people because they are in a higher social positionShowing arrogance and conceitConfidence and self-assuranceBoastingClass and class-consciousness in generalWealthiness and wealthyPoverty and poorUnpleasant people in generalUnpleasant men
snobbery
 
 
/ˈsnɒbəri/ noun [U]
behaviour and opinions that are typical of a snobShowing arrogance and conceitConfidence and self-assuranceBoastingClass and class-consciousness in generalWealthiness and wealthyPoverty and poor
Translations of “snob”
in Korean 고상한 체하는…
in Arabic مُتَعالٍ…
in French snob…
in Turkish züppe kişi, kendini beğenmiş/burnu havada kimse…
in Italian snob…
in Chinese (Traditional) 勢利小人,勢利眼, 愛虛榮的人…
in Russian сноб…
in Polish snob…
in Spanish esnob…
in Portuguese esnobe, pretensioso, -a…
in German der Snob…
in Catalan esnob, cregut, -uda…
in Japanese お高くとまった人, 紳士気取りの人…
in Chinese (Simplified) 势利小人,势利眼, 爱虚荣的人…
(Definition of snob from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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